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Karen Diaz

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Elia in Uganda – Day 04-06 Greetings from Uganda’s Impenetrable Forest. I had the thrill of a lifetime today with my first gorilla trek. The dense forest lived up to its name as it was a definite hike through the beautiful vegetation to our gorilla family. We spent 1 hour

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Office Trip Reports

Kyle in Zimbabwe – Day 12+13 Greetings from Zimbabwe. I bid the team at Pamushana farewell and met up with Sharon and Phil Stead, owners of Amalinda Lodge. We drove from Pamushana across Zimbabwe to their lodge in the Matobo Hills outside of Bulawayo (stopping enroute for ice-cream). Amalinda is

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AAC Events

Condé Nast Traveler’s list of Top Travel Specialists 2017 It is great pleasure to announce that Mark Nolting has been included on the list – always serving travelers with the highest standards and the most unique safari experiences.  Mark and the team are thrilled!

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Client Trip ReportsSouthern Africa

The Best of Southern Africa including Cape Town, Victoria Falls and Private Game Reserve Rick and I want to thank you and the Africa Adventure Company for coordinating an absolutely wonderful trip to South Africa and Zimbabwe for us.  The tour guides, your selection of hotels and our safari location,

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Client Trip ReportsEast Africa

African Journey to Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda We had a fantastic safari. It was perfect from beginning to end. Every location was better than the last. We didn’t think we could top the initial breathtaking view of Tortilis until we hit the Ngorongoro Crater top at Entamanu. Those tents were

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Office Trip Reports

Elena and Szilvia in Botswana – Day 09+10 What an adventure! We are now at Chitabe Camp on the periphery of the Moremi Reserve. Already one leopard and hyenas yesterday. We love this camp, welcoming warm staff and everything is just right! Thompson is a great manager. We also visited

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Office Trip Reports

Day 06+07: We drove 45 minutes to Kibati to check in for the volcano climb at 9:15am, departing promptly at 10:00am. The trek takes between 4-6 hours starting at 6,525ft (1989m) to ascend to 11,382ft (3470m). We arrived at the rim and spent the night at the Nyiragongo Huts. What

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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

The eagerly awaited 9th edition “Africa’s Top Wildlife Countries” is now available. We are offering complimentary copies to the first 25 requests! I am currently off on some well-deserved travels tracking gorillas in Virunga, and trekking Mount Nyiragongo volcano – the “hot list” destination for 2018 is D.R. Congo. For those looking

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Client Trip ReportsEast Africa

Private Tanzanian Safari to Tarangire, Ngorongoro and Serengeti Hey Kyle, thanks! So, first and foremost, we had an AMAZING trip! It lived up to (and sometimes exceeded) my dreams and expectations. Our guide, Omary Moudy, is absolutely terrific.  His knowledge and expertise (about the flora, fauna, history, current politics…) are both

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Client Trip ReportsSouthern Africa

Ultimate Namibia Group Safari Ian (and everyone at Africa Adventure Company), Thank you so very much for arranging a spectacular trip. Our local ground operator and their guide Peter Nuugonya created an amazing and unflawed trip. The safari covered every detail; Peter, in particular, was organized, flexible, responsive, knowledgeable, patient,

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